With the planned closure of the coal-burning AES Hawaii power plant on Oahu and retirement of Maui's oldest oil-fired plant within the next five years, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are beginning the second phase of an ambitious renewable resource procurement to continue the transition from fossil-fueled power generation to clean energy.
Maui Electric Company recently presented Roots School in Haiku with a $10,000 donation to support the development of its Science Lab Project that is designed to provide students the opportunity to experience more hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum.
New virtual tours of scenic Hawaii sites captured by The Outdoor Circle (TOC) are now available to worldwide audiences on Google maps.
In partnership with Maui Electric Company and Kenyon Energy, Maui’s first large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar project came online on Saturday, May 5 on land owned and managed by Haleakala Ranch Company in South Maui.
Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light companies are among utilities that led the nation in connecting energy storage to their grids in 2017, earning top spots on the annual Top 10 utility industry lists compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).
To acknowledge Earth Day 2018, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light today released their 11th annual Sustainability Report for 2017-2018, describing the companies’ efforts to address climate change and contribute to community sustainability.
Maui Electric is offering a new online form to report streetlight issues on Maui, Molokai and Lanai.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies today released their Electrification of Transportation Strategic Roadmap, describing near- and long-term actions to create a clean energy future and reduce dependence on imported fossil fuel for transportation as well as electricity.
Maui Electric Company and Kaanapali Golf Courses’ 9th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament, hosted on Saturday, March 24, raised over $15,000 benefiting the Maui United Way.
In a field of 38 competitors from middle schools across Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island, Minjae Seo and Felicity Zhou of Washington Middle along with Jared Lo of Punahou and Taylor Ann Agena of Highlands Intermediate excelled in both the written and oral portions of the State MATHCOUNTS® competition to emerge as the top "mathletes" during the half-day event held at Kamehameha Schools on March 10, 2018.
Customers of Hawaiian Electric Company will see their bills fall as the result of an updated base-rate adjustment approved by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Friday.